Introduction: How to Make Recycled DIY Cardboard Desk Organizer?

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Desk organizers are very useful no matter you are at home or in office. They can be used to hold several items in them and that too in an orderly and arranged manner. Moreover, they are compact and you can keep a lot of stuff inside them at one place.

Here we are going to make a desk organizer from cardboard using waste and unused materials present in the house. Let us begin with the same.

Step 1: Things Needed

  • Color and
  • printed papers
  • Scale
  • Cutter
  • Glue gun and stick
  • Adhesive
  • Pencil
  • Thick cardboard
  • Thin cardboard
  • Decorative flowers and lace
  • Decorative tape

Step 2: Let's Make Boxes!

  • Take a thick cardboard and mark the measurement as shown.
  • Draw the lines and cut them to get the desired shape.
  • We need 3 such pieces to make the desk organizer.
  • Take a colour sheet and cut the same shape as that of the cardboard.
  • Paste the sheet on the cardboard and keep aside.

Step 3: Let's Make Cardboard Strip!

  • Take a thin cardboard and cut out a narrow strip from it.
  • Paste this strip on the sides of the cutout cardboard strip with the printed sheet at the base.
  • Take a yellow colour paper and cut out a 4cm wide strip from it.
  • Paste it on the thin cardboard strip.

Step 4: Let's Make a Handle for the Desk Organizer!

  • Take thick cardboard strips which are almost 28cm in length and wrap it using a dark brown paper.
  • Make the necessary markings as shown and paste the 3 boxes on the strip. This will serve as a holder for the desk organizer.
  • Take a thin cardboard and wrap it with the brown paper.
  • Paste this on the two sides of the holder to make a handle for the desk organizer.

Step 5: Let's Decorate the Desk Organizer!

  • It is now time to decorate the desk organizer.
  • For this, take a lace and paste it into the brown portions of the holder to cover the joints.
  • Paste the artificial roses at the joints to cover them and complete the look.

Your desk organizer is now ready to use!!

Step 6: ​Conclusion

Wow!! What a nice desk organizer. Can you believe it that it is so easy to prepare and you can store so many of your stuff and cosmetic products in it at one place? It is indeed a useful product.

We are sure that you are going to make this amazing desk organizer, however, do not forget to share your valuable feedback with us.

Happy Crafting!!